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Embracing New Diabetes Technology at Camp: Laurie Diasio’s Story

For nearly 70 years, our Camps have served as a lifeline for kids with diabetes ages 4 to 18 and their families, allowing children to develop the critical skills they need to thrive while managing this disease. On-site medical volunteers … Continue reading

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From Diagnosis to Camp: The Mihelich Family’s Story

March 18, 1990 was a night that Randy Mihelich would never forget. That night, he was brought to Elmhurst Hospital by his parents, and subsequently learned that his blood glucose was 1,029, far exceeding the average range. Randy was diagnosed … Continue reading

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Together for the Win: Our Mission, Football and Diabetes Camp

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Today is the American Diabetes Association’s Capitol Hill Advocacy Day, a time when Diabetes Advocates from across the country gather in Washington, D.C., to urge Congress to make diabetes a priority and invest in diabetes research and prevention. Continue reading

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Living with Diabetes in College: Deanelle

One of my first such experiences was at the American Diabetes Association’s Camp Carolina Trails in King, North Carolina. Attending camp was the first time I met a large group of people with diabetes. Continue reading

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Stopping Diabetes at Camp

If you are a parent of a child with diabetes, the idea of sending him or her to camp might seem scary. But right now, thousands of kids with diabetes are canoeing, horseback riding, zip-lining and making new friends just like them at camp. Continue reading

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Diabetes Camp: A Home Away from Home

Imagine a camp where every camper and even some of the counselors and staff have diabetes, where no child or teen with diabetes feels different. Sounds wonderful, right? Well, they exist, and kids and teenagers all over the country are heading off to them this summer. Continue reading

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